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The Big 50 list highlights a group of companies who are aggressive and progressive. This year's list shows a significant amount of revenue growth, more than typical amounts of consolidation, and even a notably absent name (Barnes Distribution, now a part of MSC). It’s a tough marketplace, and the strong survive and thrive. If anything in these pages inspires confidence, we hope it’s the leadership of an industry that refuses to slow down.
Stanley Black & Decker’s Chairman and CEO, John F. Lundgren, commented, “We made significant progress driving organic growth during 2013 and expect momentum to continue during 2014. The investments we made this year will help us achieve overall organic growth of approximately 4% in 2014 driven by year over year gains within the majority of our businesses despite a persistent low growth macro environment."
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 68,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 368,000, the largest increase in more than a year. The surge in first-time applications could be a troubling sign if it lasts. But it likely reflects the difficulty adjusting for delays after the Thanksgiving holiday.
The company will build a second air separation unit (ASU) in Bozrah, CT in order to meet the expected increase in demand for merchant gases across its diverse customer base in the region.
Honeywell announced investments of approximately $300 million will be made by the company and key suppliers to increase production capacity for HFO-1234yf, a new refrigerant for automobiles with a global-warming potential of less than 1.
The major changes in v6.0 involve the following new features and modules: Build Your Own Reports (BYOR) Add-On Module, 2-Way Quote to Order functionality, Workflow Manager, and a comprehensive API that will allow for 3rd party integration.
NTE Electronics, Inc. has expanded its cable tie product line to include many more cable tie and bundle management products.
“We are inviting all local manufacturers, state workforce professionals, and local organizations concerned about the industrial skills shortage in our area,” states Dr. Lisa Hiscano, Union’s Director of Continuing and Professional Education. “Union County College is very excited about these new capabilities and we look forward to introducing the programs to those most impacted by the manufacturing skills shortage.”
Buyers are increasingly turning to the Internet to make purchasing decisions, according to two research reports. One survey of 443 buyers provided important insights regarding how they react to marketing messages and the information sources they consider most important.
The deal to ease those cuts for two years is aimed less at chipping away at the nation's $17 trillion national debt than it is at trying to help a dysfunctional Capitol stop lurching from crisis to crisis.
About 75% of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite a narrowing pay gap and steady employment gains for women at higher levels of business and government.
The new 30,000 sq. ft. facility will offer increased inventory for same-day pickup and delivery, convenient access, and project staging, kitting, and customizable consolidated packaging capabilities.
ioBridge, which helps companies simply and cost-effectively connect products to the web, sees the agreement as a major step for the "Internet of Things" - networked connections among people, products, and data-market as a whole.
GSE Systems, Inc. is currently working on Phase II of a multi-phase project to supply an engineering simulator for the first-of-a-kind power plant design, FutureGen 2.0 project. The FutureGen 2.0 will be a near-zero emissions coal-fueled power plant using oxy-combustion technology.
Net sales were $93.6 million, an increase of 43.3% from the comparable quarter in fiscal 2013. The sales increase reflected the addition of OM Group’s Ultra Pure Chemicals (UPC) business, acquired in May 2013.
The easy-grip RFD5500 sled uses Motorola’s leading UHF RFID technology that offers superior read range and coverage area. There is no need to precisely align the reader with the tag so RFID data can be quickly and accurately captured – even on the most challenging items.
The new Podium ladder offers a larger standing surface without interference from the ladder top and provides six times greater working range than a standard stepladder.
Wholesale stockpiles grew 1.4% in October, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. That's nearly triple the 0.5% gain in September. Sales at the wholesale level increased 1 percent in October after a 0.8% gain in September.
The plant, whose size has not been determined, is part of $300 million the company and key suppliers are investing to increase production of HFO-1234yf, a new refrigerant for automobiles with a global-warming potential of less than 1.
The Hitpoint Finance PLUS GL pack, now available to the market, empowers users to localize international finance systems with local standards and practice.